great-nephew

[ greyt-nef-yoo, -nev-yoo ]
/ ˈgreɪtˌnɛf yu, -ˌnɛv yu /
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noun

a son of one's nephew or niece; grandnephew.

Nearby words

  1. great-grandniece,
  2. great-grandparent,
  3. great-grandson,
  4. great-granduncle,
  5. great-hearted,
  6. great-niece,
  7. great-uncle,
  8. greatcoat,
  9. greaten,
  10. greater

Origin of great-nephew

First recorded in 1575–85

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British Dictionary definitions for great-nephew

great-nephew

grandnephew

noun

a son of one's nephew or niece; grandson of one's brother or sister
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